Capitol Day Updates

View newsletter.   Dear Advocates, As parents, you know that there’s no substitute for hard work. You can’t wish away the laundry and dinner, just as you can’t wish away the presentation in front of your boss tomorrow morning. Your sons and daughters can’t wish away the dirty dishes in your sink any more than…

Oklahoma Capitol Day

Parents, students, teachers, and school choice advocates from across Oklahoma joined together for the annual Capitol Day on Tuesday, February 5th. The group rallied together on the Grand Staircase steps of the Oklahoma State Capitol, sending a strong and unified message that ALL school options are equally valid and important for families.   Dr. Rebecca…

***PRESS RELEASE*** Oklahoma Students and Parents Celebrate Virtual Education and School Choice at Stat

Event at the capitol will celebrate school choice options for students and families OKLAHOMA CITY – On Wednesday, February 21, the Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org (PSO) will host a capitol day rally at the Oklahoma state capitol for students and families to celebrate virtual education and school choice. The event will be attended by families from across Oklahoma…

Fresh Start

By: Colleen Cook While change is not always fun, it’s always happening. Whether it’s a change of address, change of job, or change of school, it’s sure to keep you on your toes. This fall, all three of my children start a new season of life. My daughter Cat starts 7th grade and a new…

PublicSchoolOptions.org Congratulates State Representative Jason Nelson on Retirement, Championing School Choice

Representative Nelson’s focus on education empowered parents OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, at the close of the 2016 legislative session, the Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org made the following statement on the retirement of long-time school choice champion State Representative Jason Nelson. STATEMENT FROM COLLEEN COOK, PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG OKLAHOMA PARENT LEADER: “Representative Nelson is a true champion for…

Oklahoma Parents Applaud House Common Education Committee for Passing Education Savings Accounts Act

Bill empowers parents to decide what educational option works best for their child OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org praised members of the House Common Education Committee for passing House Bill 2949, the Oklahoma Education Savings Accounts Act (ESA), by a 9-8 vote on Monday afternoon. Colleen Cook, chair of the Oklahoma chapter…

Oklahoma Virtual Education Students and Parents Hold School Choice Rally

OKLAHOMA CITY – Tomorrow the Oklahoma chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org will host a capitol day to celebrate school choice,bringing together families that benefit from educational options – specifically virtual education. The event will give parents and students an opportunity to learn about legislation that could affect the future of school choice, meet with state legislators to…